Monday, March 8, 2010

Shades Of Blue

Mama Loves The Color BLUE!
It Does NOT
Make Me 
It Makes
Mama Happy!
This BLUE egg
is screaming
I am here!
I am perky!
I am pretty!

This one too!

My Daddy's
BLUE  Baby Book
BLUE Pillows 
and a
BLUE Throw

A BLUE egg

Baby BLUE Cupcakes
Made by Baby Girl #2
A BLUE Cupboard

Mama Nancy from Texas
made this for Mama Holli!

Here is another gift
from Mama Nancy!
Baby Girl #2
Made these BLUE
Meringue Cookies!

Look at these beautiful shapes!
Do You Want To
Make These?
1 cup of sugar

1/2 tsp cream of tarter
1 tsp almond extract
10-15 drops of food coloring
4 egg whites at room temperature

1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees
2. Beat egg whites in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until frothy.  Add cream of tarter and beat until soft peaks form.  Increase speed to medium-high.  Add sugar 1 Tbs at a time, beating until sugar is dissolved and stiff peaks form.  Beat in extract and food color until blended.  
3.  Drop by rounded teaspoons about 1 inch apart onto 2 large foil-lined baking sheets sprayed with baking spray.
4.  Bake both sheets of meringues at the same time for 45 minutes.  Turn oven off.  Let meringues stand in oven 1 hour or until cool.

A Mama in BLUE!
in BLUE Today!

The Graphics Fairy


Jane said...

Thank you for stopping by! I love your blues. I'm in a bit of a blue phase myself.

glor said...

Always love your posts but this one is super! What beautiful pictures, your dad's baby book ... ohhh, how wonderful, the meringue's that your daughter made ... the shapes of them! Please share what she used for the shapes. Thanks for such a wonderful "spring" time post, brings much joy!

A Cottage Muse said...

Pass me a cupcake so I can browse through the baby book!

glor said...

Oh Mama Holli, thank you so much for the link ... its a wonderful site, can't wait to try some things! And your daughter's meringues!

Karen- The Graphics Fairy said...

Hi Mama Holli,
I love blue too!! Those meringues look awesome! Thanks so much for linking up today for "Brag Monday".

Icy BC said...

Gorgeous blue collections!

The Persimmon Perch said...

The cookies turned out great! Thanks for sharing with Made it Monday! Jules